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[INTERN] Campaign Intern, Access

Position: Campaign Intern

Advocacy Arm and the Campaign Internship

Access is at the forefront of efforts to advocate for an open and secure internet that supports and encourages free expression and universal access to information. The Campaign Intern will work with Access’ Advocacy team and create and develop online and offline campaigns that address these human rights challenges.

The Campaign Intern will develop ways for our growing global movement of 400,000 users to take action on issues like net neutrality, surveillance, and online privacy. The intern will work closely with Advocacy team to develop emails to activists, petitions and letter-writing campaigns, social media strategies, and other materials.

Specifically, the Campaign Intern will….

  • Create compelling content and craft campaign texts to be used on Access’ website and in emails to our members
  • Develop strategies for engaging and growing our base of users online via mass emails, social media, and more
  • Work closely with our Technology and Policy arms to integrate their work into our Advocacy objectives


The Campaign Intern is someone who can research and write excellently, and thinks analytically and strategically. They’re highly motivated individuals with strong academic records and an interest in learning how to run global advocacy campaigns. They should have strong technical ability, or the ability and desire to learn how to use the internet to save the internet. Being well organized, motivated, and reliable will help your application, as will fluency in a foreign language, but if you only speak English, that’s fine too.

We’re looking for students or recent graduates in communications, journalism, international relations, politics or policy, human rights or a related field. The Advocacy team are based Washington DC and New York City. The intern can work from either amazing office. However, due to our love of the internet, we’re happy to talk virtually and applicants will be considered from locations worldwide.

Time Commitment and Considerations: 

  • One full academic term (usually 3 to 4 months)
  • A minimum of 16-20 hours per week, but can work full time.
  • Start ASAP!
  • Unpaid position, academic credit available

Application Requirements

To apply, send a copy of your CV, a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications for the position, and two references (only one may be academic) to Please place “Campaign Intern – [Your Name]” as the subject line. 

Deadline: Rolling application